After years of idling, Florida Shores Bancorp Inc. is shifting into high gear with a new strategy that reflects changes in the regulatory and economic environment since the company's founding.

The Pompano Beach company started in 2005 with $55 million that it planned to invest by opening banks across the state. Florida Shores would put up 60% of the capital, and local management teams would contribute the rest. Acquisitions were not on the radar; at the time, Sunshine State banks commanded some of the highest multiples in the country.

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